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Dr. Lance Longo
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Chlordiazepoxide (Overview)

Chlordiazepoxide is a long-acting benzodiazepine which is a kind of sleep-inducing drug (anti-anxiety drug, psychiatric drug).


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What is chlordiazepoxide?

See below: Brand name: librium. It is the benzodiazepine with the longest half life and the one least likely to be abused. It is mainly used to stabilize substance abuse patients but it will help anxiety. Still, there is a small risk of abuse. ...Read more

Dr. Lance Longo
66 doctors shared insights

Chlordiazepoxide (Overview)

Chlordiazepoxide is a long-acting benzodiazepine which is a kind of sleep-inducing drug (anti-anxiety drug, psychiatric drug).


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Can I buy librium, chlordiazepoxide, or buprenorphine online?

Can I buy librium, chlordiazepoxide, or buprenorphine online?

Not legally: All of the above are controlled substances. Buprenorphine is even more controlled: the md should have a special license. Look at www.Suboxone.Com - they have a list of providers licensed to prescribe this medication. ...Read more

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Which benzodiazepine drug is be most effective as a sleeping tablet, chlordiazepoxide or diazepam?

Which benzodiazepine drug is be most effective as a sleeping tablet, chlordiazepoxide or diazepam?

Neither is/are safe: Chlordiazepoxide (librium) has a half-life of 5-30hrs w/active metabolites staying in your system 3-200hrs! diazepam (valium) has a half-life of 30-60hrs w/active metabolites staying in your system 30-100hrs. Neither are indicated (approved) for use in insomnia. All benzo & other non-benzo sedative-hypnotics are associated w/increase risk of injuries & even mortality. http://bit.ly/kbqlwd. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take atarax while taking librium?

Is it safe to take atarax while taking librium?

Caution advised: Caution is advised: with this combination of medications as it may increase risk of central nervous system depression (additive effects). ...Read more

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Why is chlordiazepoxides, diazepam, clofibrate, barbiturates contraindicated in renal failure?

Why is chlordiazepoxides, diazepam, clofibrate, barbiturates contraindicated in renal failure?

Impaired elimination: All drugs that are taken are eventually metabolized and eliminated from the body. Although liver enzymes perform the bulk of metabolizing of these agents, elimination of the drug and their metabolites relies, to varying degrees, on the kidney. If the kidneys are failing, elimination is impaired, and a toxic buildup of the drug and/or its metabolites is possible. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of chlordiazepoxide?

What are the side effects of chlordiazepoxide?

Usually tolerated: Drowsiness is the most common side effect. Depending on dose, incoordination, confusion, rash, dizziness, constipation and fatigue may occur. There are rare, more serious side effects too. It's usually used for acute alcohol withdrawal and has a long and successful track record for preventing the serious side effects of that condition. Like all meds, it should be used in the lowest effective dose. ...Read more

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How long does librium remain in your body?

How long does librium remain in your body?

Depending on: how much you took and for how long before the test. Blood Test 10-50 hrs. Librium has a long elimination life, allowing the drug to stay in the body even couple weeks. ...Read more

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Would my vitamin supplement negatively interact with the librium (chlordiazepoxide) i'm taking?

Would my vitamin supplement negatively interact with the librium (chlordiazepoxide) i'm taking?

Possibly: Depends on what's in the vitamin supplement. Some reports of interaction between Librium and vitamin d. Why are you even taking multivitamins? Recent studies have failed to show any benefits and possible harms of taking multivitamins in the absence of deficiency. Check with your doctor before taking any extra pills you may not need. ...Read more

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On librium taper last 25mg 2day.tooth pain motrin 600mg every 6-8hrs and rubbing sensodine on tooth allot.potassium nitrate in that. Interactions?

On librium taper last 25mg 2day.tooth pain motrin 600mg every 6-8hrs and rubbing sensodine on tooth allot.potassium nitrate in that. Interactions?

No drug interactions: See your dentist for comprehensive examination, x-rays and tooth pain treatment. Also do not forget to bring current medication list with you. Take care. ...Read more

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Dr. Walter Husar
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Librium (Definition)

Librium is a long-acting benzodiazepine which is a kind of sleep-inducing drug ...Read more